Chinese

Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce 1

Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce

Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce is a Chinese inspired dish prepared with crispy battered hoki fillets served with blanched broccoli florets in a savoury Black Bean sauce. Tempura Hoki and Broccoli in Black Bean Sauce is a wonderful fusion between the Chinese and the Japanese cuisine, crispy...

Café BBQ Duck (Auckland CBD, New Zealand) 4

Cafe BBQ Duck Dinner Menu (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

This is one of our cheap go to places when we can’t find something new to try in the city. With Cafe BBQ Duck I guess it’s hard to go wrong, most of their offering is spot on for our taste buds and wallet. We have been here numerous times...

Pancit Macao 1

Pancit Macao

Pancit Macao is a Macanese inspired Filipino dish prepared with fresh yellow noodles stir fried with Chorizo de Macau, char siu pork, beef, prawns and vegetables. Though this dish sounds like it originated from Macau well that is only partly true because this noodle dish is called like such because...

Lily’s Garden Restaurant (Albany, North Shore City, New Zealand)

Chinese cuisine is quite diverse but what we are exposed to are the main stream ones like Cantonese, Huaiyang and Shanghainese cuisine, there are much more variety than that like the Anhui, Fujian, Hunan, Jiangsu, Shandong, Zhejiang and Sichuan to name some but of all these cuisine types Sichuan for...

Spicy Chicken Gua Bao 2

Spicy Chicken Gua Bao

Spicy Chicken Gua Bao is a dish of steamed lotus leaf buns filled with Asian style spicy chicken, cucumber and pickled red onions served with Hoisin and Sriracha sauce Have you ever tried Gua Bao? That fluffy white steamed bun shaped like a taco and filled with meats and other...

Steamed Tofu with Ground Pork 1

Steamed Tofu with Ground Pork

Steamed Tofu with Ground Pork is a Chinese dish of steamed silken tofu topped with savoury minced meat sauce seasoned with soy sauce and oyster sauce. Ahhhh Tofu, everyone I know hates this, I don’t know why? Possibly they haven’t tried a good recipe yet or is it the texture?...

Chao Fan 2

Chao Fan

Chao Fan is a Filipino Chinese fried rice dish prepared with day-old left-over rice stir fried with meats like pork together with vegetables like spring onions, green peas and corn. Don’t be confused with Chao Fan and Chow Fun because one is made with fried rice and another is made with rice...

Huami Nectar Tasting Menu (Auckland CBD, New Zealand)

Yes this is my third review of the place (probably my fifth visit) which means a lot and yes, we are having another degustation, well sort of, as Huami calls it set menu and that’s what we exactly had.  As of this writing they offer two set menus, Huami Summer...

Scallion Oil Noodles 2

Scallion Oil Noodles

Scallion Oil Noodles is a Chinese noodle dish prepared with fresh alkaline noodles cooked then tossed on a sauce made with oil infuse with scallion, soy sauce and sugar. I’ve been trying out a lot of something new that I tried lately like our Chinese Stuffed Eggplant that we posted...

Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Wings 1

Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Wings

Salted Egg Yolk Chicken Wings is type of fried chicken coated with butter and salted duck egg yolks Who ever invented salted egg yolks as a sauce needs a prize, this thing is amazing, it’s like a crack, amazingly delicious and highly addictive. Most non-Asians I guess won’t agree with...